Defense Aerospace & Defense


  • Four Seasons has a new weapon in the luxury travel wars: its own Boeing 757.

  • Cramer: Why you want to bet on aerospace

    The airlines are flush with cash, and that means good things for the aerospace industry, CNBC's Jim Cramer said on Wednesday.

  • LAX

    Police arrest six people to bust an LAX theft ring that stole an uncounted amount of valuables. The LAT reports.

  • Facebook keeping up with the Google's: Faber

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss Mark Zuckerberg's plans to build drones, satellites, and infrared lasers capable of beaming internet connections to everyone around the world.

  • President Barack Obama

    A group of U.S. senators called on President Barack Obama on Thursday to impose sanctions on Russia's defense sector.

  • 'Technical issue' behind MH370 diversion?

    Martin Adler, flight safety specialist at British Airline Pilots Association, says investigators must consider whether a "technical" issue was behind the diversion of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

  • Vueling and Iberia became the latest European airlines to allow to the use of electronic devices during all stages of a flight.

  • Boeing Dreamliner 787

    Some of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner jets had hairline cracks in their wings due to a manufacturing problem, the airplane maker said Friday, reported the Wall Street Journal.

  • A Soyuz rocket is launched with Russian Commander Mikhail Tyurin and flight engineers Rick Mastracchio of NASA and Koichi Wakata of Japan on Nov. 7, 2013.

    Ukraine tensions could push Congress to invest more in the space program. Here's why.

  • The world’s super-rich could soon switch from setting up home in the traditional property hot spots such as London to heading for outer space.

  • Facebook buying Titan Aerospace for $60 million

    CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports Facebook is buying Titan Aerospace for approximately $60 million.

  • Joint Strike Fighter F-35 Lightning II on the deck of USS Wasp, Aug. 28, 2013.

    The Ukraine crisis is a reminder that defense sector stocks can be a strong defensive play. Consider the strong outlook for Lockheed Martin.

  • A Boeing Co. 737-900ER aircraft sits on display on the first day of the Farnborough International Air Show in Farnborough, U.K.

    U.S. aviation regulators plan to propose improving cockpit automation to help prevent pilot errors that have caused fatal airline crashes.

  • United States Marines hold a giant American Flag across the court at the U.S. Open.

    Holders of U.S. defense stocks expressed relief that the budget spares most big arms firms. But not everybody wins.

  • US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

    The U.S. government plans to shrink the Army in a new spending proposal. It would be the smallest force since before the Second World War.

  • Private space market takes off

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on inflatable space habitats for the 17 rocket companies now at the Mohave Air and Space Port.

  • Closer to a space vacation?

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jane Wells run down today's hot topics, including space travel, e-cigarette promotion in the U.K. and the maker of "Candy Crush" files for an IPO.

  • Billions spent on private space ventures

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the endeavors of Robert Bigalow, Bigalow Aerospace founder, who is making a major investment in the future of space travel and habitation.

  • Boeing to build new facility for 777X

    Boeing will build the new composite wings for its 777X in a facility in Everett, Washington, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.

  • Private space market taking off

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports from the Mojave Spaceport in California, where Virgin Galactic had a third powered test of the craft which will carry passengers to the edge of the atmosphere. A rare peak inside Bigelow Aerospace in Las Vegas.

Defense Contractors

  • Troublesome Liaisons of the Business World

    The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • Petraeus Scandal Widens

    A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.

  • Is the Defense Sector the New 'Girls Club?'

    CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.